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UK MoD adopts new approach to helicopter pilot training
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is about to change how it trains some of its rotary-wing pilots.
Historically, pilots heading for the RAF, Fleet Air Arm (FAA) or Army Air Corps (AAC) started their elementary flight training on fixed-wing aircraft.
With the launch of the rotary-wing stream of the Military Flight Training Systems (MFTS) scheme in 2018, this approach continued with students completing around 40h of elementary flight training on the Grob 115/120.
For various reasons, primarily the UK MoD changing its aircrew output requirements from various MFTS training pipelines as a result of successive SDSR/Integrated Review outcomes, contractor …
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